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Artist Joyce Pensato Hits a Homer

Joyce Pensato's Homer 2007 (2007).Image courtesy of the artist and Petzel Gallery, New York.

Pop in subject, Pollock in form, Joyce Pensato's renditions of animated icons are PG-rated cultural relics gone wild. Take Homer 2007, for example. Latent psycho killer? Or just Mr. Simpson sans doughnuts and Duff? Pensato's work is up at Chelsea's Petzel Gallery through February 2. —Rachel Wolff